• Phone : (207) 594-5166
  • Address : 8 North Main St. Rockland ME 04841

This is Georges River Land Trust.

Our goals are to conserve land, protect resources and habitat, provide recreational opportunities, promote health, and educate about the intersection of art and nature and how to be good stewards of both. Please join us.

Latest News

A Flair for Solar

When the GRLT Board started talking seriously in 2019 about how to focus our work to mitigate the effects of climate change on our local ecosystems, Board President, Alvin Chase Jr., began thinking along the same lines for his business Eastern Tire & Auto Service (ET) of Rockland. In February 2021, ET’s solar farm went […]

Clynk for Conservation

Your recyclables can be turned into preserves and trails! We are registered with Clynk to receive the full donation from every bag of redeemable bottles and cans you recycle through their program. It’s so easy! Bag it Tag it Scan it Drop it Stop into the entry to our office at 8 N. Main St., […]

Matt Bonner, Trails & Public Access Program Manager

Matt Bonner grew up in the hilly forests of Haverhill, Massachusetts, going on long exploratory hikes and pushing the boundaries of his mental wilderness map. Matt was eventually able to experience greater expanses of wilderness while he attended school at UMaine Orono, majoring in Ecology and Environmental Science. He learned the environment was much larger […]

Events

2021 Gardens in the Watershed Tour

Save the date! We are delighted to be able to once again have our annual Gardens in the Watershed Tour in person. The tour will be specially designed to follow Covid protective measures and keep everyone safe. This year the tour will feature seven fabulous gardens all within walking distance of each...

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Trails & Preserves

Trails and Preserves are open!

A huge part of land trust legacy is dedicated to the notion that some of Maine’s best can be found outside – in the woods, on the water, in the fresh air. One of the big reasons we conserve land in the first place is so there will always be special spots for everyone to […]

It’s Official – The Bobolink Trail is Open!

In 2007 Georges River Land Trust set out to protect the spectacular and well-loved iconic landscape between the Weskeag and St. George Rivers, along Route 131 in South Thomaston, on the road from Thomaston to Port Clyde.

Connecting Community to Town Forests

Have you heard? Fat biking is all the rage! Our Connecting Community to Town Forests initiative is the result of a longstanding working relationship between Georges River Land Trust and the Thomaston Conservation Commission.